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Most Wisconsin school districts plan to offer some form of in-person classes during the pandemic, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.
Analyzing responses to a Department of Public Instruction survey, reporter Logan Wroge found that about half of the state’s students were preparing to return to school buildings for at least parts of their schooling this year.
“A Wisconsin State Journal review found in rural parts of the state the decision was driven in part by a lack of reliable broadband internet access for students and teachers; districts representing about a third of students, including most large urban districts, started entirely online; and some schools’ plans have already been set back by positive cases of COVID-19,” Wroge reported.
Majority of surveyed Wisconsin districts offering in-person school — Wisconsin State Journal
UW Madison: Spring break canceled and 300 students are being investigated for violating COVID-19 policies — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
America is trapped in a pandemic spiral — The Atlantic
Kids are missing critical windows for lead testing due to pandemic — Kaiser Health News
Data to note
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections reported Monday that 953 inmates and 255 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 during the pandemic.
Here is a look at the trends for inmate cases since testing began this spring.
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